University College, Oxford

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Name: University College, Oxford
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

The life of a Booker nominee

In its first year of including novels written in English from across the globe, the Man Booker long list boasts city boy Neel Mukherjee’s second novel, The Lives of Others. The British-Indian author speaks to Metro on the nomination, the book, his college ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The ‘Poly midwife’ who left a lasting legacy in the city

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014 in NewsA FORMER city education official of more than 30 years who helped set up some of Oxford’s most recognised institutions has died aged 89.While working at Oxford City Council ’s education department, Peter Farrar was, ... [Published Oxford Mail - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Will Philip Hammond steer a less interventionist Britain?

The new British foreign minister may have just left the post of defense minister, but observers say he is not as inclined toward military adventurism as William Hague, his predecessor. Newly appointed British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond arrives at ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

The toast of Nigeria

I  consider it a great honour and privilege to be given the task (and a most pleasurable one too) of proposing the toast of our beloved country Nigeria at the May Ball of the Oxford and Cambridge Club for which the organisers have chosen the Metropolitan ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Peter Clark Prize for best paper

18 June 2014Background information on the Peter Clark PrizePeter Clark was born on 31 January 1947.  He was educated at King's College School, Wimbledon and read Mathematics at University College, Oxford, graduating with a double first in 1968.Peter joined ... [Published The Actuarial Profession - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

America’s “Deep State”. From the JFK Assassination to 9/11

Peter Dale Scott, one of the most perceptive and provocative political-historical thinkers of our time, addresses in this podcast interview the Deep State in the United States and the common patterns of the two great events in American history in the ... [Published Global Research - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nominations are currently open for the Peter Clark Prize for best paper

18 June 2014Background, guidelines and nomination form for the Peter Clark PrizePeter Clark was born on 31 January 1947.  He was educated at King's College School, Wimbledon and read Mathematics at University College, Oxford, graduating with a double ... [Published The Actuarial Profession - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Peter Marsh obituary

The social psychologist Peter Marsh, who has died aged 67, was fearless in the investigations he undertook. His first major field study was an analysis of the behaviour of football hooligans, at a time when there was serious concern about the levels of ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Appeal Court judge Sir Alan Moses appointed first head of new press regulator

The judge who presided over the Soham murders trial – and is said to have thrown a pile of newspapers across the courtroom in frustration at coverage of the case – has been named as the first head of the new press regulator. Sir Alan Moses, a Court of ... [Published The Independent - Apr 29 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Thomas Chitty

Sir was a writer hailed 'the next Graham Greene’ who took his family on a trek in the footsteps of Hannibal Sir Thomas Chitty, who has died aged 88, wrote, under the name Thomas Hinde, one of the most acclaimed first novels of the 1950s a debut that saw ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

At last, a promising alternative to antipsychotics for schizophrenia | Daniel and Jason Freeman

For many, the side effects of antipsychotics are worse than the symptoms they're meant to treat. No wonder some people with schizophrenia refuse to take them Imagine that, after feeling unwell for a while, you visit your GP. "Ah," says the doctor decisively, ... [Published Science: Science blog | guardian.co.uk - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 1 reports

Rio Tinto announces board changes

5 March 2014Anne Lauvergeon and Simon Thompson will join the boards of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited as non-executive directors and both will become members of the Sustainability and Nominations Committees.Anne Lauvergeon's appointment will take ... [Published TrustNet - Mar 05 2014]

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He says otherwise. In a statement, he promised: "I am determined that there should be no hesitation in dealing with bad practice by newspapers and providing support and vindication for those who suffer as a result of any future breakdown."
...One contemporary noted that: "His books have a unique quality of being entertaining whilst they relentlessly depress the reader. One feels that Tom Chitty would like to be as mean, as poor, as downtrodden and despairing as his characters, because he is rather ashamed of being so pleasant, so respectable, so nice to everybody."
"The systematic review of economic evidence showed that provision of CBT to people with schizophrenia in the UK improved clinical outcomes at no additional cost. This finding was supported by economic modelling undertaken for this guideline, which suggested that provision of CBT might result in net cost savings to the NHS, associated with a reduction in future hospitalisation rates."
"In addition to the appointments announced today, we are making good progress in identifying another Australian to join the boards as a non-executive and a further announcement in this regard will be made in due course."

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The life of a Booker nominee [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
The ‘Poly midwife’ who left a lasting legacy in... [Published Oxford Mail - Jul 24 2014]
Will Philip Hammond steer a less interventionis... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 15 2014]
The toast of Nigeria [Published Business Day Nigeria - Jun 30 2014]
Peter Clark Prize for best paper [Published The Actuarial Profession - Jun 23 2014]
America’s “Deep State”. From the JFK Assassinat... [Published Global Research - Jun 20 2014]
Nominations are currently open for the Peter Cl... [Published The Actuarial Profession - Jun 18 2014]
Peter Marsh obituary [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 18 2014]
Appeal Court judge Sir Alan Moses appointed fir... [Published The Independent - Apr 29 2014]
Thomas Chitty [Published Telegraph - Mar 10 2014]
At last, a promising alternative to antipsychot... [Published Science: Science blog | guardian.co.uk - Mar 07 2014]
Rio Tinto announces board changes [Published TrustNet - Mar 05 2014]
Sir Nicholas Browne [Published Telegraph - Jan 26 2014]
UK orders Bluestar claim probe [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 15 2014]
Oxford University apologies after sending out l... [Published Telegraph - Jan 14 2014]
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